Women Veterans Health Care addresses the health care needs of Women Veterans and works to ensure that timely, equitable, high-quality, comprehensive health care services are provided in a sensitive and safe environment at VA health facilities nationwide. Women Veterans Health Care addresses the health care needs of Women Veterans and works to ensure that timely, equitable, high-quality, comprehensive health care services are provided in a sensitive and safe environment at VA health facilities nationwide. We strive to be a national leader in the provision of health care for Women, thereby raising the standard of care for all Women. To fulfill this mission, Women Veterans Health Care works to make certain that all eligible Women Veterans requesting VA care are assured of: - Comprehensive primary care by a proficient and interested primary care provider - Privacy, safety, dignity, and sensitivity to gender-specific needs - The right care in the right place and time - State-of-the-art health care equipment and technology - High-quality preventive and clinical care, equal to that provided to male Veterans The individual is an advocate for Women and provides leadership in establishing, coordinating and integrating accessible quality health care services with multiple disciplines within the VA Medical Center. The purpose of this full-time administrative position is to enhance the health care delivery system for an increasing population of Women Veterans with the objectives to: - Advocate on behalf of Women Veterans across Veterans Health Administration - Improve care access and continuity - Integrate targeted initiatives for coordination of primary care, mental health and gender specific care through collaboration with facility leadership - Assess and actively facilitate for preventive care and health promotion - Promotes a safe and welcoming environment - Develops and conducts a minimal of three outreach activities for each fiscal year - Promote and develop education programs for Women health providers and staff - Serves as a consultant for facility leadership across service lines - Assess compliance to Women Veterans privacy policies - Enhance outreach and internal activities within VA and non-VA communities The facility Women Veterans Program Manager (WVPM) supports the network and VHA mission under the guidance of the Women Veterans Strategic Health Care Group with ongoing collaboration with the Deputy Field Directors and Lead WVPM group. The facility WVPM is an administrative social worker who executes leadership and has an expanded knowledge of the Women Veterans Health Program within the VA medical center. The VA Medical Center (VAMC) WVPM provides facility guidance about change implementations as directed by the VA Central Office while working across multiple service lines and disciplines. The Women Veterans Program Manager (WVPM) has the responsibility to provide clinical, evidence based services and interventions and program development; Veteran and staff education on Women's issues; and community outreach. The incumbent functions in support of Women, Veterans and family members throughout the Medical Center and in the community. The incumbent is responsible for clinical oversight and administrative operations of the Women Veterans Program. Additionally, the WVPM is responsible for ensuring resource development; continuous quality improvement activities; and evaluation/consultation. The WVPM practices at the advanced level and demonstrates the ability to expand clinical knowledge in the profession, administer a facility program including budget oversight, provides consultation and guidance to colleagues, role model of effective social work practice skills, provides orientation to less experienced social workers, develops innovations in practice interventions, and offers clinical supervision for social work licensure or certification. He/she must be a skilled communicator capable of developing effective partnerships with local, state and federal agencies as well as non-governmental organizations. In conjunction with the Transition and Care Management Director, he/she plans, organizes and directs administrative, operational, Veteran, and personnel activities for the service. This position will work with other clinical service lines to oversee and support specialty programs such LGBTQ Services, Military Sexual Trauma, and the Intimate Partner Violence Assistance Program. This position will supervise the Intimate Partner Violence Assistance Program Coordinator and provide professional practice oversight to all the Social Worker GS 12s assigned to these Programs. The incumbent must be a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, licensed by a state to practice at the advanced practice level. At least two years' experience should be in an area of specialized social work practice. The incumbent will function in support of Women, Veterans, and family member throughout the medical Center and in community settings. Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:00 am-4:30 pm Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Internal Number: 599235500
About Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.